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<b>Jerry Lewis - August 20</b>

The famed comedian, seen here with Martin Scorsese in September 2016, died at the age of 91 at his home in Las Vegas. His agent confirmed the news that was reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Jerry, who was born Joseph Levitch in Newark, New Jersey, dropped out of high school and in the late '40s linked up with Dean Martin. The two became quite the comedic duo.

Jerry was a part of popular hits such as <i>The Bellboy</i>, <i>The Nutty Professor</i>, <i>The King of Comedy</i> and more recently <i>The Trust</i>. 

He was also recognized for his philanthropy and started hosting telethons in the 1950s to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He was honored with the Jean Jersholt Humanitarian Award at the Oscars in 2009 and  was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his charity work in 1977.

Throughout his life, he suffered several heart attacks and heart surgery as well as battled prostate cancer and diabetes.

Photo: Getty Images

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<B>Seeing Selenas</B>

Is it just us, or is it practically impossible to tell Selena Gomez, right, and Mexico-based Instagram beauty Sofia Solares, left, apart? 

And Sofia's not just a Selena look-alike – she's a fan! "I love Selena Gomez and I declare myself a fan of her," Sofia told E! News. "And of course it would be a dream to know that she knows of my existence and will devote a few seconds to write me something! I would cry with happiness."

Photos: Instagram/@sofisolars, @selenagomez

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